Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) was slammed by the daddy of a faculty capturing sufferer for a video displaying himself firing an assault-style rifle as America reels from a collection of lethal mass shootings.
“Now, why would anyone must personal an AR-15?” Graham, who vehemently opposes President Joe Biden’s proposal to ban the military-style weapons, rhetorically requested Thursday in tweets accompanying the quick clip.
Graham, a distinguished Donald Trump sycophant who shares the GOP’s allegiance to the gun foyer, answered his personal query by fearmongering over a “fashionable world with none police safety, as a result of that’s simply the way in which the occasions are during which we dwell in.”
See Graham’s tweets right here:
The photo-op adopted Graham’s feedback days earlier about utilizing a firearm to guard his property within the occasion of a pure catastrophe.
“I personal an AR-15. If there’s a pure catastrophe in South Carolina the place the cops can’t shield my neighborhood, my home would be the final one which the gang will come to, as a result of I can defend myself,” Graham advised Fox Information’ Chris Wallace.
Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed within the 2018 Parkland, Florida, faculty capturing, accused Graham of displaying off “with the weapon used to kill my daughter and the weapon of selection for mass murderers.”
“At present, Lindsey will value lives,” Guttenberg warned. “Lindsey, all future mass murderers are listening to you and also you simply confirmed them what to make use of.”
Mass killers have slain 22 individuals in three U.S. mass shootings in latest weeks.
Others had been equally disgusted:
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